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Carroll School of Management

October 2015

FEATURED

WEPAY CEO PULLED LEADERSHIP SKILLS FROM SIDELINE ANTICS AND SOCRATES

A wealth of Boston College experiences and a sense of adventure have helped propel the entrepreneurial career of Bill Clerico ’07, founder and CEO of WePay, an online payments processor. Clerico and fellow alum Rich Aberman ’07, started WePay when they were just a year out of BC: “There’s no better time to start a company than when you’re in your 20s,” Clerico says. Read more about Bill Clerico. »

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Bill Clerico ’07, Founder and CEO, WePay

 



 

THOUGHT LEADER: Faculty Profile

SHEA CENTER EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AIMS TO HELP STUDENTS BECOME “STARTUP READY”

Photo of Jere Doyle ’87, P’15

Entrepreneurial adventures have taken Jere Doyle ’87, P’15, to Spain, Sweden, and several European cities in between. And the BC alum has now come full circle to serve as the executive director of the new Edmund H. Shea Jr. Center for Entrepreneurship. He says his current business ventures—he’s an angel investor who counsels startup entrepreneurs—dovetail with his role at the Carroll School of Management. Read more about Jere and his vision for the Shea Center for Entrepreneurship. »

 



 

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT

NOTHING VENTURED, NOTHING GAINED: START@SHEA CHANNELS STUDENT ENTREPRENEURIAL ENERGY INTO NEW VENTURES

Photo of Start@Shea student leaders Robbie Lee ’19 and Cindy Xu ’17

Boston College has long been home to a band of undergrads committed to entrepreneurship. With the opening of the Shea Center for Entrepreneurship, current BC students have reorganized what had been informally coordinated efforts into Start@Shea, a new undergraduate club. Read more about Start@Shea. »

 



 

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS

Photo of Associate Professor, Haub Family Fellow, & Shea Center Director Mary Tripsas

Associate Professor, Management and Organization; Haub Family Fellow; and, Director, Shea Center for Entrepreneurship Mary Tripsas won two awards from the Strategic Management Society: The Dan and Mary Lou Schendel Best Paper Award (formerly the Strategic Management Journal Best Paper Prize) and the 2015 Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal Best Paper Award. Read more about the award and other research highlights. »

 



 

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